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Why Missions Education?

Claudia Johnson

Missions began in the heart of God. His theme of love for the world is evident throughout the Bible. Yet, we've become citizens highly focused on ourselves often forgetting the needs of the people in the world around us. Missions education in the church is now, more than ever, vitally important. The need and means to reach the world for Christ is stronger than ever. 

Now is the time to make a radical change. After Paul's conversion, he became a missionary for life. Our church members can also be as radically involved in missions.  A variety of interactive learning activities will introduce you to the basics of why missions and missions education is important in the church. 

Wanda Lee, executive director of Woman's Missionary Union (WMU) 2000-2016, shares her convictions about why missions and missions education is important in the church today. Why Missions Education?

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Course Information

Why Missions Education? is a self-paced, 30-day course. You can work on each learning activity or assignment when it is most convenient for you for 30 days after registering for the class. Your registration day is considered one of the 30 days. You will be notified 2–3 days before the end of your 30-day course period and again when the 30 days have expired. If the 30 days expire before you have completed the course work, you will need to re-register and pay the registration fee again to complete the course.

Here is the course outline:

1. Overview and Materials

Why is missions education important in the church?

2. Module 1

Discuss the biblical basis of missions including its thread in the Old and the New Testament.

3. Module 2

Discuss practical reasons for missions education in the church.

4. Module 3

Discuss missions objectives that will encourage each church member to become radically involved in missions.

5. Conclusion

Complete the course and receive your certificate.

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